LITTLE ROCK – People of all ages are invited to register for the Seventh Annual Village Walk for Cancer Research set for Sept. 13 in
Cost to participate is $25 by Aug. 1 and $30 after that date. For a registration form, call Claire MacNeill, event chairperson, at (501) 922-3642, or write to Village Walk for Cancer Research,
The walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Cortez Pavilion, and participants may walk any distance they choose along a five-mile course. Tickets may be purchased for a drawing of more than 70 prizes, and lunch will be provided.
In April 2007, Gov. Mike Beebe signed a bill allowing the state to provide up to $46 million in matching funds to build a 12-story expansion to the Cancer Institute,
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a northwest Arkansas regional campus; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. It is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,021 students, 789 medical residents and two dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.